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Friday, April 9, 2010

Local boutiques selling local designs

With fashion moving at runway speed, even the subtlest detail can make the loudest statement. A garment’s lines, the studding here, the way light plays off fabric, the feel against skin—these are the elements that designers and seamstresses get stoked about. The DIY (do-it-yourself) fad has gone
Sunday, May 17, 2009
If you're sick of the cookie-cutter fashion styles found in Milwaukee's shopping centers, there are alternatives. Although several fashion boutiques have succumbed to the falling economy, a number of survivors remain and feature original designs by Wisconsin natives and people from all over the world. Bay View's charming Paper Boat Boutique & Gallery is housed in beautiful surroundings, with tin ceilings, original artwork and doilies dancing from above. The T-shirts, thermals and sweatshirts give off an enchanted nature vibe, decorated with colorful rainbows, insects, whales, giant octopuses...
Friday, July 25, 2008

Tonight @ MOCT - 5 p.m. to 2 a.m.

It’s gallery night. By now you know the drill: Galleries around the city, both large, small and utterly obscure, open their doors and feature special exhibitions and receptions. Coinciding with Gallery Night this quarter is Made in Milwaukee, an annual art and music event, held this year at Moct from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. Artists . . .